In this article, we will talk about Yamaha ATS-1070 vs Sony HT-CT800 comparison. The Yamaha ATS-1070 was rated 6,6, while the Sony HT-CT800 has a rating 6.4. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, input, mute, volume down, volume up, power for the ATS-1070 and power, input, Bluetooth, music service, volume down, volume up for the HT-CT800.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that ATS-1070 has 2.0 and HT-CT800 has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 120 versus 350 (overall) according to devices. A built-in subwoofer is available only in the Yamaha ATS-1070. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 6 out of 10 in our ranking. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HT-CT800. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Yamaha ATS-1070 versus 3/0 HDMIs in the Sony HT-CT800. As in the ATS-1070, so in the HT-CT800 there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). We rated the connectivity of the ATS-1070 at 6 out of 10, while the HT-CT800 was rated 8/10.
The manufacturer of the ATS-1070 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Sony HT-CT800 may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder support is not implemented in either the ATS-1070 or HT-CT800. Devices from this comparison cannot process surround sound due to lack of DTS:X. The same score of 6/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.